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2014-08-15 04:20:14

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neil Fletcher ('Fletch') never did anything by half. This gentle bon vivant who helped to revolutionise photographic retailing in Australia, purchased his first Corvette as a 50th birthday present for himself. By the time he succumbed to Alzheimer's disease, he had a stable of seven Corvettes which he lovingly and painstakingly restored. Those cars are now to be sold by Mossgreen, one of Australia's leading auction houses. The cars range...

2014-08-14 20:22:14

MarketOptimizer.org adds "Australia Bariatric Surgery Devices Market Outlook to 2020" to its store. DALLAS, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- "Australia Bariatric Surgery Devices Market Outlook to 2020 , provides key market data on the Australia Bariatric Surgery Devices market. The report provides value, in millions of US dollars, volume (in units) and average prices (in US dollars) within market segments Bariatric Stapling Devices, Gastric Bands and Gastric Balloons. Photo -...

2014-08-13 23:12:15

Best-selling, award-winning professor investigates viability of space colonization in new book; ‘Lost Souls’ by Penny de Byl promises riveting read filled with memorable characters, unexpected twists, gripping dialogue. QUEENSLAND, Australia (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 In her newest publication, author Penny de Byl shares a thrilling story that combines the mystery of a crime and police procedural with science fiction. “Lost Souls” (published by Xlibris) follows humankind’s...

2014-08-13 23:05:42

MarketOptimizer.org adds “Australia Power Market Outlook to 2030, Update 2014 – Market Trends, Regulations and Competitive Landscape” to its store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 The report, “Australia Power Market Outlook to 2030, Update 2014 – Market Trends, Regulations and Competitive Landscape,” elaborates Australia’s power market structure and provides historical and forecast numbers for generation, capacity, and consumption up to 2030. Detailed analysis of...

2014-08-13 08:36:12

International customers and overseas travelers can now shop iconic brands for baby, kids and home from Diapers.com, Casa.com and BeautyBar.com JERSEY CITY, N.J., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quidsi, Inc., an Amazon.com company, today announced the rollout of international shipping on Diapers.com and eight of its other e-commerce sites including Casa.com (home goods) and BeautyBar.com (beauty products). Now, customers in 67 countries across Australia, Asia, Europe, North America and South...

2014-08-13 08:31:48

THIS SEPTEMBER FASHION PALETTE MAKES ITS FOURTH CONSECUTIVE APPEARANCE WITH NEW PARTNERSHIP, EXTENDED ROSTER AND TWO SEPARATE RUNWAY SHOWS NEW YORK, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fashion Palette, a full-service company promoting Australian fashion, announces its fourth-consecutive season as the exclusive presenter of Australia's leading designers at New York Fashion Week. The organization began as a pre-fashion week program to raise international awareness about the Australian...

2014-08-13 08:28:55

SYDNEY, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Australia-US biotechnology company, Novogen Ltd. (ASX: NRT, NASDAQ: NVGN), an oncology and degenerative diseases drug development company, today announced the results of its General Meeting of Shareholders, which was held on August 12 in Sydney, Australia. A total of 28.3M shares were represented in person or by proxy at the meeting, during which the following resolutions were passed (95% in favor): RESOLUTION 1. SUBSEQUENT APPROVAL OF ISSUE OF...

2014-08-12 23:07:36

Counselors Are Helping People Help Themselves Through Christ Sydney, Australia (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 When people have relationship, financial or social problems to work out, friends or family will often suggest Christian counseling. But what exactly does that mean? How does it differ from secular counseling? Graham Barker and Clifford Powell's new book, From Woe to Go!, focuses on the vocation of counseling conducted within an evangelical Christian worldview, combining sound...

2014-08-12 23:03:00

Warehousing operators from the US, Canada, Australia, and Europe are welcome to join the fastest growing logistics network in China. Hong Kong (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 The OYM Logistics Alliance, a large independent warehousing network in China, has announced that it is now open to non-Chinese members. Providers of warehousing and distribution services from any country are now welcome to join the fastest growing logistics alliance of independent logistics providers in China. Operators from...

2014-08-12 16:21:38

READING, Pa., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brisbane, Australia-based Penske Commercial Vehicles has announced a new venture with U.S.-based Penske Truck Leasing, Co., L.P. to offer commercial truck rental services in Australia. The venture, Penske Commercial Leasing Australia will operate under the brand name Penske Truck Rental. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140812/135393 The collaboration combines Penske Truck Leasing's fleet operations expertise with the market knowledge...


Latest Australia Reference Libraries

Green And Golden Bell Frog, Litoria aurea
2014-09-30 10:32:09

The Green and Golden Bell Frog (Litoria aurea), also named the Green Bell Frog, Green and Golden Swamp Frog and Green Frog, is a ground-dwelling tree frog endemic to eastern Australia. Despite its classification and climbing abilities, it doesn’t live in trees and spends almost all of its time close to ground level. It can reach up to 4.3 inches long, making it one of Australia’s largest frogs. Its coloration is gold and green and they are voracious eaters of insects, but will also...

Finnsheep
2014-09-30 09:43:16

The Finnsheep, also known as the Finnish Landrace, is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in Finland. This breed was first brought to North America in 1966 and has been promoted by the US Finnsheep Breeders Association. It has also been introduced into Australia, where improvements have been made to make it more adapted to living in arid conditions. Crossbreeding has also been conducted in Australia, creating breeds that produce better meat. It is not uncommon to find Finnsheep blood...

Corriedale Sheep
2014-09-25 08:25:59

The Corriedale sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in New Zealand and Australia between 1868 and 1910 by crossbreeding the Merino sheep and Lincoln sheep. The original developer of the breed, James Little, wanted to create a sheep that could survive in areas with low rainfall and still produce long staple wool. It was named after the area on South Island in which Little developed the breed. It was introduced into the United States in 1914 and is the oldest of all crossbred...

Border Leicester
2014-09-22 09:07:27

The border Leicester is a breed of domestic sheep that originated in England in 1767. The breed was named after the area in which it was developed and from the foundation stock of Dishley Leicester that was used in its development. It became a common breed in the United Kingdom by the nineteenth century and it has been exported to other countries including the United State, Canada, India, South Africa, Japan, Russia, and Australia. The border Leicester varies in weight depending upon the...

Eastern Dwarf Tree Frog, Litoria fallax
2014-05-26 10:53:47

The Eastern Dwarf Tree Frog (Litoria fallax) is a small and very common tree frog located on the eastern coast of Australia, from around Cairns, Queensland, to around Ulladulla, New South Wales. Individuals of this species are often found somewhere else, having been accidentally relocated by transported fruit boxes. Confirmed sightings of breeding pairs have confirmed their survival in Victoria’s cooler climate. This is a small species; the females can reach a maximum size of 25 to 30...

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Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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